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  • AL Capsules ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night. Fielder ended a 13-game homerless streak

    April 16, 2014

  • $1.9M Special Olympics facility planned in SD SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Special Olympics South Dakota has launched a $1.9 million campaign to raise money for a training facility in Sioux Falls that would give athletes a place to practice without having to compete for gym time with other sports gr

    April 16, 2014

  • NL Capsules MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers' nine-game winning streak was snapped Monday night when Lance Lynn struck out 11 in seven innings and Jon Jay hit a three-run homer for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-0 victory. Lynn allowed three hits over seve

    April 15, 2014

  • Cardinals Brewers Baseball-6 [Duplicate] Brewers' 9-game win streak halted by Cards, Lynn MILWAUKEE (AP) — A familiar foil brought the Brewers' nine-game winning streak to an end. Cardinals righty Lance Lynn continued his mastery of Milwaukee after striking out 11 in seven innings and Jon Jay hit a three-run homer to give St. Louis a 4-0

    April 15, 2014 6 Photos

  • Phelps Comeback Swimming [Duplicate] Olympic great Michael Phelps to swim again Don't expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. Even if Phelps' comeback is a success, it will be different this time around. No more swimming seven or eight events at the Olympics or world champions

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • AL Capsules ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Yoenis Cespedes also went deep

    April 15, 2014

  • Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing BOSTON (AP) — The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings has started with a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the explosions. The ceremony Tuesday morning was attended by the families of the three bombing victims as well as relatives of a Ma

    April 15, 2014

  • Blues Miller Time Hockey [Duplicate] Playoffs approaching, Blues need goalie to step up ST. LOUIS (AP) — Exactly as advertised, Ryan Miller came to the St. Louis Blues and the goals-against number went down. Until the Blues started losing bodies. They're hoping to get everyone on a lengthy injury list back sometime in the first round of

    April 15, 2014 3 Photos

  • Cubs Cardinals Baseball-3 [Duplicate] Carpenter, Wacha lead Cardinals over Cubs 6-4 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Wacha doesn't mind a little bad weather. Wacha had to wait out yet another lengthy rain delay, Matt Carpenter drove in three runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 Sunday. St. Louis took two of three from

    April 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • Cubs Cardinals Baseball [Duplicate] Rizzo: Cubs have positive outlook on season ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo says his club has a new, positive attitude this season, and it begins with first-year manager Rick Renteria. "He's very upbeat, very positive," Rizzo said. "We've been staying in games and we know

    April 14, 2014 3 Photos

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